Polished Performances

Polished Performances is feature whereby I highlight an actor in a particular role that has struck a chord with me. There will be award winners, award losers, cameos, bit-parts and, generally, those that have gained little to no recognition whatsoever. This is a collection of performances that are worth savouring – regardless of their recognition or screen time:

#1.  Leonardo DiCaprio (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?)

#2.  Daniel Day-Lewis (Gangs Of New York)

#3.  Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)

#4.  Al Pacino (Dog Day Afternoon)

#5.  Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking)

#6.  Willem Dafoe (Wild At Heart)

#7.  Robert DeNiro (Raging Bull)

#8.  Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski)

#9.  Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting)

%d bloggers like this: